By: Melanie G. Crumpler, LCSW There has been a lot of press, discussion and debate about the “TH1RTEEN R3ASONS WHY” series that has been streamed on Netflix starting in March 2017. The series is loosely based on a book by the same name, written by Jay Asher and released in 2007.
Our ABC Pediatrics’ family would like to extend our warmest appreciation to all of our patients and parents who took the time to express your opinion of the services we provide to our community by voting for us in the 2017 BEST OF HARNETT COUNTY!
On a note of sadness and regret, Reggie Locklear, PA-C will be moving to Florida and will be leaving our ABC Pediatrics’ Health Care Team and our ABC Pediatrics’ Family.
Summer is officially here! The staff at ABC Pediatrics are geared up to prepare students for the 2017 – 2018 school year! It is time to schedule those school, camp and sports physicals, time to make sure those Asthma Action Plans are up-to-date, and time to get your Medication Forms and Immunizations updated.
In recognition of Father’s Day on Sunday, June 18th, 2017, ABC Pediatrics is holding a Father-Child Look Alike Photo Contest on our Facebook page! Submit your best picture of Dad with his mini-me below and you will be entered for one of two great prizes!
ABC Pediatrics is proud of our 2017 graduates and we want to give special recognition to you all! With that in mind, ABC would like to collect as many graduation pictures of our patients as possible.
ABC Pediatrics will once again host a Mother’s Day and Father’s Day look-alike photo contest on Facebook! Mom’s Day is first so submit your best picture of Mom with her mini-me using the form below and you will be entered to win a personalized Yeti!!
Our office will be closed on Good Friday, 04.14.17 and Holy Saturday, 04.15.17. Please enjoy a blessed holiday and Easter Sunday.
Join us as we celebrate our AWESOME Healthcare Team ahead of National Doctors Day! The festivities this week will include a random drawing from eligible entrants on Facebook!
FLU SEASON has MOST DEFINITELY ARRIVED! ABC Pediatrics has now incorporated the latest flu testing technology into our in-office lab. The new testing, called rapid molecular testing, detects RNA (ribonucleic acid) molecules of the influenza virus. With a simple swab of the nose, a sample is collected and processed using the new testing method, which can quickly and more accurately determine if your child is infected with the flu virus.
Providing services to pediatric patients in Harnett and the surrounding counties for nearly 23 years, ABC Pediatrics of Dunn, P.A. is PROUD to be the PRESENTING SPONSOR for the 2017 Black Tie & Blue Jeans Children’s Benefit!
ABC Pediatrics is a proud supporter of Dolly Parton’s Harnett County Imagination Library program! At this program’s conception, Dolly’s vision was to foster a love of reading among her county’s preschool children and their families by providing them with the gift of a specially selected book each month.
ABC Pediatrics office hours during the holidays are as follows: – Christmas: Closed 23rd, 24th, and 26th. – New Year’s: Closed Dec. 31st, Jan. 2nd Wishing everyone a blessed holiday season from the ABC family to yours!
Dr. Mary Ann Chiodo is originally from St. Paul, Minnesota. She completed her undergraduate work at the College of Saint Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota and received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1989. Dr. Chiodo completed her residency in Pediatrics at West Virginia University Hospital in 1992. She and her husband, Vincent M. Chiodo, M.D. established ABC Pediatrics of Dunn, PA in April, 1994.
Ms. Gloria J. Jordan is a Certified Physician Assistant who was born in Roseboro, North Carolina and grew up in rural Sampson County. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology in 1970. She also received her certification as a Medical Technologist through ASCP in 1971.
Mrs. Rhonda C. Torchio was born and raised in Roseboro, North Carolina. She attended Campbell University for her undergraduate work from 2001 to 2005. While attending Campbell University, Mrs. Torchio worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at ABC Pediatrics. In 2005, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Campbell University with a minor in Chemistry.
ABC Pediatrics is offering our 2nd annual Polar Express Celebration for our patients to kick off the winter season here in Dunn. We’re hoping for a little snow this winter and to encourage Mother Nature to cooperate, in conjunction with our Polar Express Celebration, we are offering our patients the opportunity to enter our Polar Express Snowball Promotion! When one of our registered patients visits our office between Monday, November 28th and Wednesday, December 21st,
Polar Express Celebration Days! Kids and Christmastime – A beautifully simple combination that leads to anticipation, excitement, joy and laughter. ABC Pediatrics BELIEVES in the magic of Christmas and would like to extend a personal invitation to our patients to join us at our second annual POLAR EXPRESS celebration!
ABC Pediatrics is an official Hurricane Matthew drop off location. Todd Sutton, associated with Zylera Pharmaceuticals, will be picking up non-perishable, personal care need items for flood victims on Monday, October 17th. Any donations are sincerely appreciated!
POWER HAS BEEN RESTORED at the office and we will be OPEN for normal business hours tomorrow, Thursday, 10/13/16. Please bear with us as we respond to your calls and process requests as quickly as possible. Also, our immunizations and immunotherapy medications will be relocated from safe, offsite storage so those services will not be available.